Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 4

Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 4

Inner Peace What does inner peace look like? To many, it would be a serene spiritual figure – the Virgin Mary, Gandhi, or White Tara. Can we imagine becoming that? Probably not, and it’s not what I mean by “inner peace.” Inner peace is not an endpoint, it’s a...
Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 4

Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 2

Life Review While philosophers make much of reason, the most complex parts of the mind evolved to help us create communities. Community starts with the family – we look at our parents’ faces and find comfort or distress. Sometimes those responses are instinctive: when...
Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 4

Hypnotherapy in Later Life: Part 1

Marvelous Opportunity Most clients seek hypnotherapy to correct behaviors that limit success. In later years, that motivation shrinks – we don’t have to stand up in front of an audience or look good in a bikini. So why would a senior client seek hypnotherapy? Certain...
Loss and Grieving

Loss and Grieving

To know loss is to confront change. People, pets, homes and jobs are not just things – they are the backdrop for our behavior. When we first acquire them, we are conscious of learning to adapt to their presence. Over time, those changes become automatic behaviors...
Occasional Pain? Look Within…

Occasional Pain? Look Within…

I don’t know anyone that doesn’t run their life right up to the edge. Even when we go on “vacation” we fill up the time with sight-seeing and entertainment, rather than sitting still and getting back in touch with ourselves. When we finally...